“One of the best parts about teaching is inspiring children to be their best. I love seeing the joy in my students eyes and the satisfaction that comes from mastering a new skill! Teaching dance is not just about passing on my knowledge and passion in dance but also inspiring children to be their very best”
Miss Natalie is a qualified and registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance. She earned the letters ARAD after her name after completing her Advance Exam (currently known as Advance 2) in 1997. She danced professionally with the NSW Ballet Company, Dance Encore Productions and various other dance companies during her career. Miss Natalie trained with Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy full time and danced the lead role of Anne Frank in Sydney Youth Ballet’s performance of The Diary of Anne Frank. Even though ballet is her strong point, Miss Natalie studied F.A.T.D Modern and Tap, Jazz and Character classes as a child.
After her career finished as a dancer Miss Natalie studied Early Childhood Education gaining a Bachelor in Early Childhood Studies (Child and Family) and a Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) at the University of Western Sydney. Miss Natalie’s passion is working with young children and passing on her love of dance and the performing arts.
Miss Natalie has worked as a Pre School Teacher in both Private and Community pre schools/long day care. She has also worked for the Department of Education Public Schools as a Casual Teacher and Dance Teacher.
Teaching is a platform to inspire others. As I teach I share a love and passion for dancing and in return I learn so much about and from, each and every child that is part of the En Pointe family. My aim as a dance teacher is to ensure every student feels special and included in the classes I teach.
Miss Tiffany completed her Bachelor of Primary Education at Wollongong University in 2011 where she has gained extensive experience teaching and guiding young children. She is currently a teacher at Caringbah North Public School and has choreographed performances for, Darlinghurst Public School, Paddington Public School and Glenmore Road Public School. Miss Tiffany was selected by the NSW DET Arts Unit to teach at the Riverina Region Dance camp and the State Dance Camp held at Sydney Dance Company. Under the guidance of Miss Natalie, she received a number of Distinctions in RAD ballet, in addition to Gold awards in FATD Jazz and Glenn Wood Tap.
Miss Tiffany’s performance and choreographic achievements include being a member of the NRL Sydney Roosters Cheer squad for 4 years (both performance and assistance in choreography), a member of the Wollongong Hawks NBL dance team, and a Promotional dancer at numerous music festivals and the Sydney Opera House. She is also a qualified Zumba instructor.
Brianna is a dance teacher, choreographer, stage manager and model. She has studied in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop & Drama. She trained in New York, Los Angeles and Australia. Brianna has worked on a number of prestigious events including the Chinese New Year Parade, Premier’s Senior Week Gala Concert, & Carols in the Domain. Her film and television work includes So You Think You Can Dance, The Oscars promo (Foxtel) and The Daly Show. Brianna was offered a scholarship to study Performing Arts at ED5 International Majoring in Dance. She is currently half way through her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies with the Royal Academy of Dance.
Brianna looks forward to sharing her knowledge of performing arts & inspiring the students to reach their goals.
For 22 years Zannon now has been focusing his life and dedication to his passion for dance. Specialising in Street hip hop and taught from a child by Darrio Phillips, Zannon has built an individual style and has passed on his choreography to students all across Sydney for the last 10 years. With a love for music, dance and teaching, Zannon brings an experience to the class every time and always makes sure that every student can progress or adapt to each move and routine no matter what age or level of learning.
Featured in video clips for Guy Sebastian & more, worked with some of the best choreographers in the industry inc SYTYCD, International commercials inc red bull Asia & channel V and volunteered for kids on the street foundations and red shield appeal. Currently working with schools and workshops across Sydney and involved with Red Foo and his Party crew Australia tours and shows.
When I started dancing at age 2, I remember I would get so excited when I learnt something new, and being able to pass this on and see the children’s faces when they have learnt a new skill makes me so happy and proud. Their faces beam with happiness, excitement and enjoyment, it is amazing!
Madison has trained in dance for over 14 years in all styles including Tap, Jazz, Modern Expressive, Classical Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. Madison was fortunate enough to compete in the International Dance Championships back in 2009 which she was crowned 1st prize and invited to dance in Germany. Madison has been selected as a member of the NSW State Dance Company’s for the past 6 years and has therefore has become a regular dancer in the Schools Spectacular, Regional and NSW State Dance Festivals. Madison has completed all her A.D.A exams receiving honour’s plus and honour’s with distinction. Most recently Madison is preparing to sit her Pre-Elementary and Elementary A.D.A teaching exams.
Miss Jessica is one of our Student Teachers. She has completed all her RAD Ballet exams up to Intermediate with exceptional results. Miss Jessica has performed in many solo eisteddfods always gaining excellent placings. Her most recent competition was Showcase where she received top 5 National Champion for her Jazz, Ballet and Lyrical solos. Jessica has been selected on School Dance Companies and performed at the NSW School Spectacular. In 2014 Jess was selected to perform as a Featured Artist with the Schools Spectacular. This is Jessica’s first year as a student teacher and is working towards her Student Teaching Certificate (Pre Elementary) with the ADA.